The Marlborough region is about world-famous Sauvignon Blanc, delicious fresh seafood and diverse landscapes, from valleys of vines to sheltered waterways.
Marlborough is about world famous Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand’s largest wine growing region, and the soils and enviable climate that create it. It’s about fresh seafood sought by the world’s finest chefs. It’s about diverse landscapes, from valleys of vines to sheltered waterways of the Marlborough Sounds.
Join a guided tour or hire a bike, and choose from more than 30 cellar doors, tasting award winning wines along the way. Indulge in a leisurely lunch at a vineyard restaurant, and pair the wine with local produce to create the ultimate match made in Marlborough.
Some of The Many Attractions
Cruise the Marlborough Sounds
The most idyllic areas of Marlborough Sounds can only be accessed by boat, and are best explored with a scenic cruise that provides ample opportunities to meet the wildlife that live in and around the Sounds; fur seals, little blue penguins, dolphins the rare Rowi kiwi, tuatara and weka.
A Taste of Marlborough
With more than 30 cellar doors, Marlborough offers every visitor the chance to find the perfect drop. Explore the cellar doors at your own pace, self-drive, cycle or join a guided wine tour. Or if you prefer a cold beer, then don't worry Marlborough has you covered with the local Renaissance and Moa craft breweries producing quality brews.
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
Discover the world-renowned WWI and WWII exhibits at Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre where aircrafts are bought to life in a theatrical manner featuring Peter Jackson’s own rare collection of historical aircraft and memorabilia. The captivating scenes educate and entertain visitors of all ages.
Check out the Tourism New Zealand website for more information about the amazing things to see and do in New Zealand